SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Big Wood ’09; dense black with thin tan head; oaky, dry and very roasty; thin texture with some chocolate, candy malt and licorice; nutty with bitter chocolate; quite nice overall with super dry oaky finish; pretty good stuff and an improvement over the base double porter
BrewDad (4632) - Olympia, USA - JAN 1, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2009 - Brouwer’s Café Big Wood – Seattle, WA
Huge Chocolate bitter rich with flavor this was a great brew and oak came out wonderful.
bvc (1141) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 3, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at Bigwood 09. Black with a loose tan head. Chocolate caramel corn with a far amount of butter and vanilla with some smokey undertones. Bitter dark fruit with vanilla bourbon notes, a good amount of coffee and toaste cocoa nibs.
after4ever (5932) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 3, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
draft at bigwood. black, with a loose and sudsy tan head. roasty, somewhat coffeeish nose with a little wood sour blending in with the coffee perfectly. creamy medium body, carbs a bit knocked down by the barrel. chocolate, roasted mid palate. beautifully modulated balance of sweetness and dark notes with a lingering chocolate finish.